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News & Media Research Centre commences editorship of Policy Online's Communication & Media collection

The News & Media Research Centre at the University of Canberra is pleased to announce that it has commenced the editorship of Policy Online’s re-launched Communication & Media area. The collection currently houses over 3,800 items, including research reports, commentary and multimedia sources. The N&MRC editorial team will continue to build this invaluable collection for policy makers, practitioners and researchers.

Digital News Report: Australia 2015

Social Impact Collection and conference competition

Policy Online is very pleased to announce a new Social Impact Collection curated in partnership with the Centre for Social Impact at the University of New South Wales, the University of Western Australia and Swinburne University of Technology.

Policy Online's June fundraising drive, help us raise $10,000

Support Policy Online

Policy Online has been providing easy access to policy resources and information for over 13 years. Show your support for this fantastic free service by making a donation during our June fundraising drive. Keep Policy Online available and viable into the future by becoming a supporter here >

Why support Policy Online?

Your material on Policy Online

Have you seen your organisation's material on Policy Online lately? If you publish open access research chances are we have something by you (or should*). We call publishers and producers 'sources' on Policy Online and there are at least three ways you can find everything from one source.

Policy Online now minting DOIs

Policy Online now has the ability to mint DOIs for resources, thanks to the ANDS-funded Swinburne University Major Open Data Collections project.

 

An example of how DOIs increase findability

Feature source: Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne

Did you know, there are close to 3000 publishing organisations - also known as sources - on Policy Online?  Many of these sources have small to medium collections of material on the site and any source collection can be viewed by clicking on the organisation's name under a publication title. 

Rating research

Congratulations again to the authors and publishing organisations whose work made it to our top 10 lists of Most Viewed Content in 2014.  These lists, as well as the top 10 lists from other years can be seen via our browse menu or here >

Happy 2015 - the year of Grey Literature

Happy 2015
This year we plan to work even harder to elevate the status of grey literature in the policy community and beyond.